Graduate School of Education - George Mason University
Graduate School of Education - George Mason University

Our Graduate School of Education is the alma mater for one third of teachers and administrators in Northern Virginia’s world-class school systems. Each year, more than 3,000 graduate students enroll in our innovative academic programs, which include advanced study for teachers and school leaders, instructional design and technology, and a renowned PhD in Education program that is among the largest in the country.

School of Recreation, Health, and Tourism - George Mason University

The School of Recreation, Health, and Tourism (SRHT) offers exciting, career-ready majors in dynamic fields such as athletic training, tourism and events management, health and physical education, kinesiology, sport management, and recreation management. SRHT features renowned faculty, cutting-edge research, six laboratories and centers, and a diverse student body of more than 1,000 undergraduate and graduate students each year. Each major requires one or more internship or clinical experiences, ensuring that students graduate not just with a transcript but with a resume that demonstrates their professional aptitude and skills.

Online Program Information

Fall 2019 Cohort 100% Online Mathematics Specialist Program

Beginning in the fall of 2019, George Mason University is offering a fully-online cohort for the M.Ed in Mathematics Education Leadership. With a limited number of accepted students, you will graduate with a Master in Education Leadership with a concentration in Mathematics Specialist Leader (K-8) in December, 2021.

This six-semester program is appropriate for K-12 educators and will give you a strong background in mathematics content, instructional strategies, and school-based leadership. Throughout your coursework, you will develop skills to implement instructional changes, develop curriculum and better connect with students.

Course Sequence

Fall 2019
EDCI 645: Curriculum Development in Mathematics Education (3 credit hours)
MATH 613: Algebra and Functions for K-8 Teachers (3 credit hours)

Spring 2020
EDCI 666: Research in Mathematics Teaching (3 credit hours)
MATH 612: Probability and Statistics for K-8 Teachers (3 credit hours)

Summer 2020
MATH 611: Geometry and Measurement for K-8 Teachers (3 credit hours)

Fall 2020
EDCI 646: Mathematics Education Leadership for School Change (3 credit hours)
MATH 610: Number Systems and Number Theory for K-8 Teachers (3 credit hours)

Spring 2021
EDCI 644: Mathematics Learning and Assessment (K-8) (3 credit hours)
MATH 614: Rational Numbers and Proportional Reasoning for K-8 Teachers (3 credit hours)

Fall 2021
EDCI 702: Internship in Mathematics Education (3 credit hours)

Deadline

Priority, early deadline is April 1st, 2019.

Missed the deadline? Faculty will continue to review applications until cohort capacity is reached. Contact us if you have any questions.

If you would like to learn more, please email mathspec@gmu.edu or call (703) 993-6010.